February 17th – 2019 Presidential Politics – Trump Administration Day #759

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914 Responses to February 17th – 2019 Presidential Politics – Trump Administration Day #759

  1. Grandma Covfefe says:

    🦅 Blessings on President’s Day weekend….a good time to reflect on past presidents who have also contribute Greatness to our country and share them with your family/friends

    MAGA—KAG
    Thank You, Lord, for President Trump, his MAGA Team, and all his supporters.
    Lord, keep them all safe in all they do and go daily. In Jesus’ Name we pray…..

    🌟 “And we know that for those who love God all things work together for good, for those who are called according to his purpose..” 🌟
    —- Romans 8:28
    ——————
    Praise: US Trade Team came home safely from China
    ——————
    🙏 Pray:
    — that God be with President Trump as he makes MAGA decisions
    — that EO for Nat’l Emergency be put in place quickly and smoothly
    — that all lawsuit process going thru courts will be speedy and/or
    — frivolous lawsuits be thrown out
    — that American’s foreign and domestic enemies get befuddled and turn on one another and completely destroy them
    — AG William Barr do the work we all know needs to be done
    — Finish our American WALL
    — for our border’s protection against 2019 invaders
    — for Guardian Angels protecting all our borders–air, land and sea
    — for our Military, Border Patrol, Nat’l Guards, ICE, LEOs, USSS, border dogs
    — for Munich Security Conference to be about security, not about stopping President Trump or destroying USA
    — for our Canadian Patriots–for Justin Trudeau lose the election in Oct
    — In God We Trust
    —————————————————–
    🦅 “Not one more American life should be lost because our Nation failed to control its very dangerous border.” (SOTU 2019)
    🇺🇸 — Donald J. Trump, President of the United States of America — 🇺🇸

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  2. citizen817 says:

    Pinned Tweet…top!

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    • BetsyRossRocked says:

      Love this !
      Thanks citizen !

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    • carterzest says:

      #CarpeDonktum FTW! This made my weekend. Great job 😃
      Loved it with “Everybody Hurts“ by REM…out of copyright. Butthurt got it pulled off YouTube after the first PDJT retweet…two days later? Totally legal for @CarpeDonktum to use, but I must say, with the new song attached…this hits it out the GALAXY! And YouTube can suck it because #LeeGreenwood is #MAGA3X.

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      • ladypenquin says:

        I think it’s actually better with the Lee Greenwood song – pointing out the anti-Americanism of the Democrat party vs the other side.

        The Dems are seeking to overthrow the Constitution and take over the country. That’s sedition and treason, IMO.

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  3. citizen817 says:

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  6. citizen817 says:

    Trump Retweets:

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  7. citizen817 says:

    Donald Trump Retweets

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  10. citizen817 says:

    Another Trump Retweet

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    • nwtex says:

      Insanity!!!

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      • MACAULAY says:

        Votes!!!

        Democrats don’t mind a wall on the California border—because it has already fallen, but there cannot be a wall at the Texas Border. Their entire immigration policy can be summed up in three words:

        TURN TEXAS BLUE.

        You can have a Welfare State OR an Open Borders Policy; but you cannot have both. Everybody knows this but Democrats don’t care. Votes are more important.

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  13. Grandma Covfefe says:

    https://twitter.com/MrEarpLA/status/1096864896292139010

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  17. Deplorable_Infidel says:

    Invoking The 25TH – Still Standing with Michael Caputo

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    • Zimbalistjunior says:

      I know caputo probably thinks he is helping but asking or telling Rosenstein to simply resign is a cop out.
      In the context of everything else we know, from the illegal exoneration of Hillary through the insurance policy and illegal FISAs etc, rosenstein and McCabe were not simply wondering about the health and capacity of the President. This was a coup. And whether or not they took steps to try to use the 25th amendment (and btw who is to say that rosenstein never actually taped the President), they did take steps to actuate the coup: the appointment of mueller as SC.
      McCabe admitted as much.
      There is enough here to indict. Look at the laws the conspiracy and sedition. (Not to mention obstruction of justice and a host of other crimes)

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    • Troublemaker10 says:

      Interesting. I had no idea a Ford loyalist attempted 25th against Reagan. History does repeat itself.

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  18. nwtex says:

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  19. Robert Smith says:

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  20. Deplorable_Infidel says:

    Still Standing with Michael Caputo
    DOJ Gone Wild (Episode 22)

    https://www.stillstandingpodcast.com/podcast/episode/19bcf16b/doj-gone-wild-episode-22

    Topics: No Collusion? * DOJ Gone Wild * The Crisis Facing the U.S. Patent System (feat. guest: Josh Malone) * Friendly Socialism (plus: Listener Feedback!)

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  21. sunnydaze says:

    A Big ****Amen!**** to “How about we stop pretending the hate is coming from the Right”.

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  22. citizen817 says:

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  25. TMonroe says:

    Also, I’d like to see Barack Obama, Michelle Obama, Oprah Winfrey, Eric Holder, Colin Kaepernick, LeBron James, Shannon Sharpe, Jemele Hill, Marc Lamont Hill, Eugene Robinson, Van Jones, Joy Reid, Don Lemon, Al Sharpton, Jesse Jackson Sr. and Jr., Jesse Williams, Rachel Dolezal, Shaun King, and so many others doling out teachable moments hold a town hall and post multiple headlines on the Jussie Smollett matter. I’d like it to have the same amount of airtime as the original (massively dubious on its face) scenario got in the headlines. I’d like to hear how whether it’s a symbol or pattern of activity, and whether I’d also like to hear if it may play into the challenges of urban communities perhaps as a root cause or a matter of privilege — political privilege, in this case.

    As we wait with baited breath, I submit this article on hoaxes apparently out of the same playbook that initially grabbed headlines, only to fade into relative obscurity amongst those who had trumpeted them:

    https://www.americanthinker.com/articles/2017/11/washington_empostem_says_fake_hate_is_rare__and_other_fairy_tales.html

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  26. Nigella says:

    What a week…Never a dull moment! Prayers for the President….

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  27. Nigella says:

    I seem to have disappearing comments!

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  28. bertdilbert says:

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  29. deqwik2 says:

    Nice summary by Mr Woods. 🙂 🙂

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  30. spoogels says:

    Report: New York Questioning Amazon Facial Recognition Helped Kill HQ2 Deal

    Let Bezos open it in Mexico and Guatemala/Honduras

    The US could do with facial recognition info from those countries

    https://www.breitbart.com/tech/2019/02/15/report-new-york-questioning-amazon-facial-recognition-helped-kill-hq2-deal/

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  31. nwtex says:

    hmmm I don’t know if I should post J. Smollett stuff here or on his thread. His would be the appropriate way to go, of course, but I think that thread is winding down. Oh, well.
    Dang, now, I have created a dilemma for myself grrrr Guess I’ll just do nothing, for a bit anyway.

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  32. winky says:

    Read this and had to laugh at who would actually believe this….can you imagine two white Trump supporters walking around the streets of Chicago at 2am yelling “this is MAGA country”. Kinda dumb don’t you think? Not very well thought out.

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  33. nwtex says:

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  34. spoogels says:

    Former top FBI lawyer: 2 Trump cabinet officials were ‘ready to support’ 25th Amendment effort

    “But when the New York Times broke the story in September, it reported that Rosenstein told McCabe he might be able to persuade then-Attorney General Jeff Sessions and then-Secretary of Homeland Security and later White House chief of staff John Kelly to invoke the 25th Amendment.”

    https://www.foxnews.com/politics/former-top-fbi-lawyer-2-trump-cabinet-officials-were-ready-to-support-25th-amendment-effort

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  35. nwtex says:

    I wasn’t aware of this…I am beyond thrilled!!!!crazy ’bout keith!! ❤
    I sure hope nothing has changed.

    Trump's former bodyguard hired by RNC
    February 21, 2018

    https://www.cnn.com/2018/02/21/politics/donald-trump-keith-schiller-rnc-contract/index.html

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  36. MAJA says:

    I just watched an A&E documentary about the silk road and it’s founder. very interesting. I never knew much about silk road and was curious. It was an anonymous dark web amazon-like illicit drug website using bitcoin and the uspo for deliveries.

    I found it interesting, even coincidental, that the usual three letter agencies as well as the ny fbi office and IRS were involved in the big take down shortly after schumer had a news conference announcing to the world that drugs could be purchased from an anonymous site. Their sales skyrocketed. It made me wonder what was really going on.

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  37. nwtex says:

    What?

    POTUS_Schedule 🇺🇸‏ (@POTUS_Schedule)

    https://twitter.com/account/suspended

    Account suspended

    This account has been suspended. Learn more about why Twitter suspends accounts, or return to your timeline.

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  38. bertdilbert says:

    If AOC makes an issue about Trump taxes, Trump should tweet back saying he would like to see AOC taxes to see if she properly claimed her bartending tips. That would be a riot because everyone knows she didn’t.

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  39. nwtex says:

    Amazon invites Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez to ‘see for yourself’ after she alleges ‘dehumanising conditions’ for workers
    17 hours ago

    Amazon has thrown down the gauntlet to Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez…

    https://www.yahoo.com/news/amazon-invites-alexandria-ocasio-cortez-173555028.html

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  40. Dora says:

    I thought she was quiet for too long. Well, she’s back!

    ===

    Maxine Waters Calls for Rallies Across America to Send Trump a Message: No ‘Fake Emergency’
    https://www.breitbart.com/clips/2019/02/15/maxine-waters-calls-for-rallies-across-america-to-send-trump-a-message-no-fake-emergency/

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  41. starfcker says:

    Worst week of the Trump presidency, easily. Congress is not even pretending to respect him anymore. This doesn’t bode well for future legislation. At least it looks like he might fight for the wall using other means. But he sure bitched up and signed that horrible legislation. He has made a lot of big miscalculations about where leverage might come from, and what he might horse trade with. This is what happens when you leave a corrupt enemy intact. It’s like trying to win a war the way we have in the Middle East. If you don’t kill them, they’ll never stop trying to kill you.

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    • Publius2016 says:

      really? National Emergency authorized on the The Wall and $8 Billion secured plus BiPartisan Bill signed! Another Hoax exposed, Millenials realizing in REAL TIME that high taxes, burdensome regulations, and meddling politicians leads to job flight, and Supreme Court to rule on Census??? Thats WINNING!

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    • paulraven1 says:

      It traces back to failure to correctly read the GOPe and to not enter the presidency with a wartime consciousness regarding the Left. His insistence in entertaining illusions of a modus vivendi with his enemies is strange; given what he experienced during the campaign, almost inconceivable (though his good faith was endearing). He has yet, in my opinion, to understand the dedicated animus of both.

      In two years he has reached, in a sense, Reagan’s second term, in which it is appearing as if system-overload may be settling in.

      An uncompromising stance on the wall would have been tonic to his base and to most of the country, who voted for a kick-ass reformer NOT a compulsive deal-maker (especially a deal-maker with out-an-out Vichyites and seditionists who want him dead).

      You can despise Bannon but I think he would have known better. And you can despise Coulter, but she speaks for a lot of people.

      Go to war, Mr. Trump. It’s time, and the people are behind you.

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      • Publius2016 says:

        2020 is everything…the Pivot to Compromise for the American People has always been 45 strategy! Look back and notice most decisions would be heralded by any other person: The Wall, USMCA, NK Peace, Middle East Peace, Jerusalem recognition, Tax Zones for blighted communities with Governor Control, The Economy, End to Obamacare Mandate…now look for SALT 2.0 and New Healthcare…

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      • starfcker says:

        Very clear eyed post, Paul.

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    • ForGodandCountry says:

      Funny how you say that like you 1j know everything POTUS knows and 2) could do better.

      What is your evidence for either?

      I have the same comment/question for folks like loudmouth Ann Coulter.

      And no….this isn’t about me….this is about the critics….

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      • lotbusyexec says:

        Great thoughts and inspiration to start all of our day with! Thanks, ForGodAndCountry – Now off to church!

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      • starfcker says:

        FG&C. I agree with you 100%. Guys in the arena are the ones who get my respect. There’s nobody other than President Trump. If he loses, they win. But I agree with Paul, also. This was an unforced error. A huge unforced error. They broke him. Whether or not they now have a template to do so remains to be seen. But he broke, big time. Denying that won’t change it.

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    • Dances with Wolverines says:

      The President signs bills into law that were created, argued and hashed out by Representatives of the American People. seems to me like the voters have failed, not the President.

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    • simplewins says:

      Bitched up? Why don’t you shut up, you fraud.

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  42. duchess01 says:

    Judge Jeanine Opening Statement…
    Posted by Kane on February 17, 2019 12:51 am

    https://www.citizenfreepress.com/breaking/judge-jeanine-opening-statement/

    Judge Jeanine: Being a leader means making the tough decisions

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    • duchess01 says:

      #JeaninePirror #FoxNews #JudgeJeanine
      Justice with Judge Jeanine on Fox News 2/16/19[FULL] – Jeanine Pirro on Youtube

      February 16, 2019

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    • kyblue says:

      How long is Gillibrand going to repeat PT’s humanitarian crisis of separating families at border before someone, anyone tells her Obama did the same thing?

      She knows, of course, but the democrat media won’t correct her, so the ‘omission’ will stand. Frustrating isn’t it, duchess, to see so much news suppressed?

      If the unawares in the American public knew what illegals are costing taxpayers, there’d be even more support for a wall. What diseases are being brought in, the criminal element, the drugs & on & on.

      Cheap labor, my arse. 🙄 Thanks for some plan speaking, common sense from Pirror.

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    • Yes, I do not understand why more Americans do not understand these numbers, the obvious, the common sense, the ethics…And where the heck are our so called representatives, They are supposed to be “Protecting Us” is this the “Primary objective” and yet, all they do is to try to control the narrative. My friends we are losing our nation, Supreme Court or not. I have spoken to many persons and they are STILL against this President, I just do not understand blindness!~

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      • duchess01 says:

        Please do not fret, clear – sooner or later their eyes will be open – wide – and all they thought to be true – will be proven otherwise – have faith – God is in control – not the Dims – they will sink themselves.

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      • covfefe999 says:

        You have the representatives you elected. If you are disappointed with them you have to get rid of them.

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        • Believe me, I am trying, even to the extent of the risk of losing my job, I have explained that I have even lost my beautiful intelligent daughter because of this, so I resent your statement, there is only so much a person can do. I have given money, I have called the news, I have gone to town halls, I have spoken to many people even while in line at a grocery store, every chance a person could have. I have spoken to our elected leaders, I have been also with bikers for Trump, was one of the Million bikers to DC, I spread my views on social media, etc., etc…. So the comment that “People get the government they deserve” is not necessarily correct, and when you are part of the 3% and told that YOU have to get rid of them, sorry hon, I am not a millionaire, just a person that has worked hard all her life, has experienced war, her family involved with the military, we all have made sacrifices, so sorry, but that was a cold statement and not good enough of an answer. (begging pardon-rant over-I have reasons for dispare)

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      • kyblue says:

        Right there with you, clear. I don’t understand it, either.

        I didn’t understand why dems voted in Obamacare when a overwhelming majority of Americans were against it. Yet it was rammed through with the lovely Pelosi telling it needed to be past before one knew what was in it. Elected officials aka as public servants work for the people. Period. The elites wanted control of 1/6th of the economy.

        The corporate media, even operating in a diminished capacity, still controls the narrative. When there is continuous 24/7 Trump bashing, spinning & suppression of the facts, lots of folks think Orange Man Bad. They haven’t been told the facts.

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    • WE may have disliked, we may have hated, we may have posted naughty -nasty memes about 0bama. BUT, with that said, if we protested-there was NO violence, we left places CLEANER than when we arrived, we did not destroy property, we did not falsely accuse, we did not harass swag wearers of 0bama or physically attack them, We did not pepper spray, we did not toss urine and rotten eggs, we did not disturb supporters in restaurants airports or airplanes. We did not control a nasty narrative, WE DID respect the office, we WERE concerned where this Country was headed, we DID write and send petitions (which were ignored-even by our own people like Speaker Bohner).
      0bama WAS on TV 23 hours a day, on every talk show, on certain award shows on news shows, BUT, he was given respect, not 24/7 coverage about how evil he was but what a savior he was….Huuuuuuggggeeee Difference !!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

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    • Kintbury says:

      That is fantastic.

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    • nats1mom says:

      PERFECT! YES! ⭐ ⭐ ⭐ ⭐ ⭐

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    • mr.piddles says:

      Hmm. Somebody out there is starting to make some sense.

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